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Wednesday Cable News Ratings: CNN’s 9/11 Film Comes in Third in Demo and Total Viewers

The CNN Films-commissioned documentary The Flag, about the iconic flag that was raised on the site of the World Trade Center after September 11th, 2001, came in third place in both the 25-54 demo and total viewers when it premiered Wednesday night between 9pm and midnight. During the first hour, The Flag had 151K in the demo and 479K total viewers.

MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show was #2 with 196K in the demo and 768K total viewers. And a 9/11-themed special on Fox called Timeline of Terror was #1 at 9pm with 443K in the demo and 1.845M total viewers.


Here are the rest of your Wednesday ratings:

TV NEWS RATINGS: 25-54 DEMOGRAPHIC (L +SD)
Fox News CNN MSNBC CNN Headline News
6 – 9 am Fox & Friends 

261

New Day 

106

Morning Joe 

145

Express 

113

5 pm The Five 

339

Blitzer 

123

Schultz 

126

Express 

70

6 pm Baier 

289

Blitzer 

168

Sharpton 

102

Express 

65

7 pm Smith 

337

Burnett 

184

Matthews 

128

Velez-Mitchell 

94

8 pm O’Reilly 

494

Cooper 

162

Hayes 

123

Grace 

143

9 pm 9/11 Special 

443

9/11 Film 

151

Maddow 

196

Dr. Drew 

131

10 pm Van Susteren 

447

9/11 Film 

100

O’Donnell 

188

After Dark 

77

11 pm O’Reilly 

501

9/11 Film 

107

Hayes 

118

Showbiz 

65

PRIME TIME 461 144 170 117
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data.

 

TV NEWS RATINGS: TOTAL VIEWERS (L +SD)
Fox News CNN MSNBC CNN Headline News
6 – 9 am Fox & Friends 

1.200

New Day 

300

Morning Joe 

420

Express 

203

5 pm The Five 

1.919

Blitzer 

613

Schultz 

498

Express 

202

6 pm Baier 

1.973

Blitzer 

551

Sharpton 

548

Express 

194

7 pm Smith 

1.612

Burnett 

555

Matthews 

651

Velez-Mitchell 

258

8 pm O’Reilly 

2.695

Cooper 

566

Hayes 

585

Grace 

379

9 pm 9/11 Special 

1.845

9/11 Film 

479

Maddow 

768

Dr. Drew 

356

10 pm Van Susteren 

1.808

9/11 Film 

265

O’Donnell 

676

After Dark 

195

11 pm O’Reilly 

1.608

9/11 Film 

249

Hayes 

388

Showbiz 

163

PRIME TIME 2.127 478 678 310
Data by Nielsen Media Research. Live and same day (DVR) data

*Please note that the daily ratings report now contains figures for the 6-9am morning shows.

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